Patricia “Patsy” Alderette-Garcia age 58 of Raton was called to be with our Heavenly Father on February 20, 2016 in Pueblo, CO after a brief illness. She was born on June 30, 1957 in Raton to Victor and Selena Valenzuela Alderette.
Patsy is preceded in death by her parents, paternal grandparents: Redusindo and Regina Alderette, maternal grandparents: Benito and Senaida Valenzuela, brothers: Johnny, Chris, Alex, and Charles Alderette, and one sister Gloria Alderette.
Patsy is survived by her best friend and life companion, Daniel Mares of the home, daughter Celina Garcia of Albuquerque, NM, granddaughters Charlize and Sophia of Albuquerque, brothers: Thomas Alderette and wife Carol, Victor Alderette and wife Lupita, Lawrence Alderette all of Raton, and Chris Alderette of Modesto, CA; sisters: Mary Ann Barenberg and husband Jeff of Amarillo, TX; and Gina Jaramillo and husband Russ of Gallup, NM, special friends Cruz Garcia, Shirley Fernandez-Tapia and Marsha Hyde, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and many friends.
Patsy graduated from Raton High School with the class of 1975 then went on to pursue a career in the medical field. She often talked about her time with her terminal patients, their wishes, their fears, and their families. She felt blessed when she was at the side of a family member, friend, or client when they passed away.
Patsy touched so many lives through the years with her kindness and words of wisdom. Besides helping others, Patsy loved the night sky and fishing, she would often go RVing for weeks at Lake Charette. She was also a member of the St. Patrick’s/ St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
A viewing will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 4pm in the chapel of the Alderette Pomeroy Funeral Home.
Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary will be on Monday February 29, 2016 at the St. Patrick’s/ St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 9:30am with Deacon Thomas Alderette followed by the Solemn Mass of the Resurrection at 10:00am with Father John Trambley as the Celebrant. Rite of Committal and interment with take place at the Fairmont Cemetery.
Arrangements for Patricia “Patsy” Alderette-Garcia are under the direction of the Alderette Pomeroy Funeral home of Raton.